Pictures of the North York Moors - ROSEDALE
Part 1 General Views of Rosedale
Looking north-west from Rosedale Abbey along one of the many tracks through the valley.
Tranquil scene in the central part of Rosedale.
Looking north up Rosedale from one of the many footpaths that traverse it.
Looking north towards the head of Rosedale.
Rosedale in a nutshell !
Sheep picking from the patches of grass between the heather and bracken - its a hard life for them.
Winter in Rosedale.
A third of the way down the picture you can see the outline of the embankment on which the track of the ironstone railway once lay.
Part 2 Rosedale Abbey Village
Rosedale Abbey quietly welcomes you.
Some typical stone cottages and houses in Rosedale Abbey
Once the Milburn Arms, future?
Graze on the Green Tearoom & Tea Garden in Rosedale Abbey village
Abbey Stores and Tearoom in Rosedale Abbey village
The village green in Rosedale Abbey
The Coach House Inn pub and restaurant in Rosedale Abbey village
Just behind the 'green' in Rosedale Abbey village is an interesting garden containing a variety of sculptures in a most pleasant setting by the stream.
The graveyard of Rosedale Abbey church.
On the left is St Lawrence's Church. On the right, in front of the county primary school, built in 1822, is the remains of a turret staircase from the old Abbey (actually a Nun's Priory), the school is built of stone from the abbey. The turret staircase is all that is left of the great medieval abbey-priory! Rosedale Abbey was a Cistercian nunnery, founded in 1158.
Don't forget to call in at St Lawrence's Church, Rosedale Abbey with traces of its medieval origins still visible. PLEASE leave a donation, even if its just buying the excellent little guide sheet to the church and help maintain this ancient and still working church. This was built as the Parish Church of St Mary and St Lawrence on the foundations of the priory chapel. However, the medieval church or priory chapel, was pulled down in 1839 and a larger church built on the same site.
An old stone seat from the medieval abbey (the 'bishop's chair') and the east stained glass window.
? on the side of the church.
Part 3. More pictures of the environs of Rosedale Abbey and walking up into Rosedale itself
Ex miners cottages off Daleside Road (eastern side of Rosedale). Hill Houses?
The Orange Tree offers extra spiritual comfort in addition to that provided by the beauty and ambiance of Rosedale!
The ivy clad Hillyard Cottage has lovely views up Rosedale.
The view north-west up Rosedale from near Craven Garth Farm which has holiday cottages attached to it.
Hill Cottages below Swine Stye Hill on Daleside Road.
Part 4 Walking from Rosedale Abbey to Blakey via Thorgill - a lower route.
Thorgill is a very quiet little hamlet.
Views across to the other side of Rosedale from Thorgill.
The old kilns from the days of ironstone mining.
There is a good track heads all the way along Rosedale before climbing up to Blakey.
This is also called Daleside Road - the western version!
Tranquil autumn in Rosedale
Eventually a bit of hard work has to be done ...
... to reach the Lion Inn, Blakey Ridge.
Northdale is a northern section branching of Rosedale itself (which runs north-west from Rosedale Abbey) and is most readily accessed from the road (the section called Knott Road) down to Rosedale Abbey from the junction at Ralph's Cross on the Castleton to Hutton-le-Hole road.
Looking north-east, a view of the northern part of North Dale, Northdale Rigg in distant right of the picture. There are some pleasant tracks to explore in this part of Rosedale. In the foreground is the banks of an old reservoir, still full of water, from some past industrial use. On the right is the spread of buildings of Northdale Farm.
There are spoil heaps and signs of industrial excavation by the side of Knott Road - from ironstone mining?
Looking north-east towards Broom Hill, Northdale Head House and West Northdale Farm, Rosedale.
Looking south-east across North Dale, Rosedale.
You can walk around and through North Dale and end up by the War Memorial above Rosedale Abbey with great views of Rosedale itself.
The countryside of Rosedale to the west of North Dale, shot from the road up to Ralph's Cross, about half-way up you can start the walk into North Dale (which is out of sight to the right of these scenes).
The White Horse Farm Hotel has been recently refurbished, with great views across the car park, the White Horse was always one of our favourite 'moorland' pubs.
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